Teen Programs

Teen SciCafe

June 6, 2018

Rae Wynn-Grant speaking at October 2017 Teen SciCafe.

Do you want to learn about what research scientists are doing out in the field? Join us for interactive discussions with scientists from across the country to learn about their research and how it relates to the world we live in!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - Primate Palate: Orangutans, Obesity, and Human Evolution

Wednesday, 6/6/18
*Free event & refreshments*

Dr. Erin Vogel

Speaker: Erin Vogel, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor at The Department of Anthropology and the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies, Rutgers University 

Dr. Erin Vogel shares her research on wild orangutans from the tropical forests of Sumatra and Borneo, illuminating how the diet, behavior, and metabolism of our primate cousins can provide insights on human conditions.

Date: Wednesday, June 6

Time: 4:30-6pm - Doors open at 4pm
Location: The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Entry: TBD - Will be included in your reminder email prior to the event

*Free admission & refreshments*

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Questions? Email TeenSciCafe@amnh.org
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The SciCafe Series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.

Teen SciCafe: Primate Palate: Orangutans, Obesity, and Human Evolution and related activities are generously supported by the Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

This SciCafe is presented in collaboration with The Leakey Foundation.